Asaba getting a Shopping Mall?

A shopping mall valued at $100 million (about N15 billion) will soon berth in Asaba, capital of Delta State.New City Mall Limited, the company behind the investment has disclosed.

According to a Director of the company, Mr Vincent Otiono, the mall when completed will have recreational hotel facilities with over 500 car parking space.

The Mall is being sited opposite the Asaba International Airport. “It would serve as the last bus stop for Nigerians and foreigners especially those from South-East and South South regions.”

According to him, the City Mall would also provide employment opportunities for 3,000 persons in different categories and reiterated that the project was to complement the Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan’s administration in the area of economic and human capital development.

Chief Austin Izagbo, a director in the company and community leader who also spoke to newsmen expressed hope that the company will take-off in no distant time, adding that it will boost the administration of the State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan.

He said the administration of the State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan was determined to make the State less dependent on oil and commended the governor for creating the enabling environment for intending investors to invest in the State.

8 Comments on “Asaba getting a Shopping Mall?”

  1. The proposed location for this mall is not clear. Is opposite Asaba International Airport on the Asaba Benin Road or along the Ibusa Asaba Road?

  2. I personally don’t see how Asaba at this point can support a $100 million shopping Mall.

    You know how it works in Nigeria. This could be some one with a need for publicity. It may never happen.

    Look at the airport. It is suppose to be opened 4 months ago.

    Steve Nezianya, Dallas

    1. this is great and its very possible as long as chief austin izagbo is involved. he never involved himself in vague project’ besides this is a welcome development coz it will create employment opportunities

  3. we are not interested in shoping mall. The government has highjacked every sphere of business in delta state leaving the populace at their mercy. Every where in asaba is so idle because nothin is happenin. Who are those that will take charge of the shoping malls is it not the government. who are those that will work at the shopping mall is it not them. Let them build their shopping mall but let the stop chassing innocent citizens around. They should allow us to do our business while they do theirs.

  4. Information about chief Dennis Osadebe says that he was born to parents of mixed cultural background. Also, I cannot help but notice that his middle name Chukudebe is spelled without a “w”. Does anyone know the birth place of chief Osadebe’s Mother. I point out the different way of spelling the middle name because that may provide a clue to the use of the phrase “parents of mixed cultural background”. Maybe can get in touch with one of the family members to get this information.

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